Man shot to death in Chesapeake early Saturday morning identified

Posted at 6:55 AM, Aug 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-03 15:17:09-04

Chesapeake, Va. – A man was shot to death in Chesapeake early Saturday morning.

Officers responding to a call of shots fired in the area of Berkley Ave. and Crystal Ave. around midnight  found a man in the yard of a home in the 600 block of Crystal Ave. suffering from gunshot wounds.

Fire Department personnel pronounced the man dead at the scene. He has been identified as 35-year-old William Watkins of Portsmouth.

There is no suspect information at this point in the investigation.

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